Live In-Studio: Aimee Mann

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Aimee Mann

Aimee Mann has a reputation for writing and performing depressing music. But instead of refuting the stereotype, she embraced it for her new album “Mental Illness.” She gave herself permission to write “the saddest, slowest, most acoustic, if-they’re-all-waltzes-so-be-it record” she could. Mann talks with Kurt about the music that inspired “Mental Illness” and performs two songs from the album.

Produced by Sam Kim

Aimee Mann Performs "Patient Zero" Live in Studio 360

  

Aimee Mann's Favorite Sad Songs

Music Playlist

  1. Waltz #2 (XO)

    Artist: Elliott Smith
    Album: XO
    Label: DreamWorks
  2. Same Old Lang Syne

    Artist: Dan Fogelberg
    Album: The Innocent Age
    Label: Full Moon/Epic
  3. River

    Artist: Joni Mitchell
    Album: Blue
    Label: Rhino